Job Vacancies

Career Opportunities

Our high quality products are used across a diverse range of industrial sectors and we are looking for Skilled and Semi-skilled people to join our team.

STORES OPERATIVE 

Department: Transport and Warehouse

Permanent, full time position: 40hr week + Pension.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

Details of role:  The undertaking of necessary tasks for the efficient running of the stores, packaging and dispatch activities.

Main duties:

• Weighing and packaging of goods available for dispatch and the generation of all relevant documentation for UK and export orders

• Receipt and handling of finished goods into stock

• Receipt and handling of goods delivered from external sources and issuance of relevant documentation

• Loading and unloading of goods onto and from vehicles

• Storage of raw materials and consumables and the physical movement to work-in-progress factory location

• Building cardboard and wooden boxes for dispatch purposes

• Operate all stores equipment - fork lift truck, staple and nail guns, banding/strapping machine

• Liaison with Inspection on appropriate customer complaints

• Distribution or storage of miscellaneous goods and services to include packaging materials, general consumables,   stationery and mail

• Undertake additional duties as requested by Warehouse & Transport Supervisor for which training has been undertaken

Key skills: Previous experience of working in a warehouse environment would be an advantage but not essential.  We are looking for someone who can work accurately and methodically to set deadlines. This role can be a physically demanding role.

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SALES (TRAINEE)

Department: Sales

Hours: Permanent, full time position: 37½hr week + Pension.  

Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

Details of role: You will be part of an experienced Sales Team and given appropriate training to be able to excel in the role.  You will be responsible for regular communication with customers, generating orders, addressing questions and document fulfilment, delivering exceptional customer service both over the phone and in writing.

Main duties:

  • Update Customer information on system and file accompanying correspondence
  • Generate from given information; orders, quotations, faxes, letters and other documents as required
  • Answer enquiries either by telephone or written correspondence
  • Ensure that enquiries and orders are dealt with to set deadlines
  • Implement follow up processes to meet Customer Expectations
  • Work with Warehouse & Transport Supervisor to accurately generate shipping documentation using approved suppliers
  • Provide administrative assistance to Sales Team as required

Key skills: Ideally you will have some previous experience in a Sales environment and proficient in the use of common computer software programs. You will be a very confident communicator, well organised and able to multitask, switching focus quickly to deliver to deadline.

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PROCCESS OPERATOR – GRINDING SECTION

Department: Semi-finished.

Permanent, full time position: 40hr week + Pension.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

Details of role:  To ensure that all raw materials are correctly requisitioned and prepared prior to use and to set/operate the Grinding Machines.

Main duties: 
• Ensure that all raw materials are correctly requisitioned and prepared prior to use

• To set/operate the Grinding Machines in accordance with the manufacturing instructions

• To perform the other subsequent operations of tapering, chamfering and sleeving

• Ensure that all external areas are kept clean, tidy and unobstructed at all times

• To strictly observe all Departmental Procedures and applicable Working Practices

• To cover for the Extrusion Operators when required

• To cut, weigh, record and store waste PTFE materials in readiness for re-cycling

Key skills:  Ideally you will have some previous experience in process engineering, be reliable and want to work within a manufacturing environment.  You will have a keen eye and an attention to detail as accuracy of data input is a requirement in this role. Being a team player is also essential since all tasks will require close collaboration with co-workers.

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PROCESS OPERATOR – MOULDING SECTION

Department: Semi-finished.

Hours: Permanent, full time position,40hr week, on a shift rotation, some nightshifts + Pension.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

Details of role:  To set/operate the Moulding Presses. To set running process, load/unload sintering ovens. 

Main duties:

  • Ensure that all raw materials are correctly stored and pre-conditioned prior to use
  • To set/operate the Moulding Presses in accordance with the manufacturing instructions
  • To load and set running the sintering ovens, then unload upon completion of the program
  • To clean all tooling directly after use and return it to the allocated safe storage area
  • Ensure the Press Rooms are kept clean at all times to prevent product contamination
  • To ensure that all external areas are kept clean, tidy and unobstructed at all times
  • To strictly observe all Departmental Procedures and applicable Working Practices

 Key skills:  Ideally you will have some previous experience in process engineering, be reliable and keen to work within a manufacturing environment.  This role can be a physically demanding role.

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SCREW EXTRUSION SETTER/OPERATOR

Department: Semi-finished.

Permanent, full time position: 40hr week, on a shift rotation, some nightshifts + Pension.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

Main duties: 

• Ensure production lines are set to stated settings 

• Monitor the process and adjust where necessary

• Communicate with supervisor should any problems arise whist running

• Monitoring the quality of the process via product testing equipment

• Transfers polymer to storage racks and loads hoppers with polymer

• Assists with the preparation of extrusion die tooling ensuring same level of cleanness 

• Undertake minor running repairs, whilst referring any major breakdown to the Engineering Department for rectification

• Deputises for the machine operator (Grinding) in his absence and on request

Key skills: This position is suited to someone that is mechanical minded, in time you will be running the extruders on your own and must have strong decision making skills along with good health and safety awareness. You will be responsible for carrying out regular tests to ensure produce is up to spec required. You will also be trained, to grind the material produced to the required H9 spec.   

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ESTIMATOR

Department: Machined Components

Permanent, full time position: 37½hr week + Pension.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

Details of role:  We are looking for an experienced Estimator.  You will be responsible for estimating the true costs of individual components and assemblies machined from various fluoropolymer materials, and have the confidence to deliver to spec, quotes for large quantities and complex assemblies. You will have an eye for detail, be able to define machining specifications and manufacturing methods and implement production to the planned timescale.

Main duties: 

• Costings and provision of quotations for sales purpose

• Define machining specifications and manufacturing methods

• Timely provision of material and tooling 

• Participate in Continuous Improvements Programmes

• Define and maintain engineering master set-up instructions

Key skills: Must have Machining and Estimating experience within a manufacturing industry and an intermediate level of qualified engineering skills.  We are looking for a person confident in using a variety of Computer software for the generation of Stats and reports and, that can think a process through, use their own initiative to research and propose cost effective solutions and implement confidently, and to deadline.

To apply please email your current CV and a covering letter to careers@dalau.com or pick up a Job Application form at our main reception: Dalau Ltd, Ford Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex CO15 3DZ

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 Dalau Ltd is awarded "Disability Confident Committed" by the UK Government, Certificate DCS007171

 

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